A 10-year-old Girl Scout was assaulted Saturday after a middle-aged man approached her while she was selling Girl Scout Cookies at a Redding Walmart.
Around 1 p.m., several Girl Scouts and their parents were selling cookies at a Walmart store located near the corner of Dana Drive and Victor Avenue when one girl was approached by a man who “inappropriately touched” her, according to a Redding police news release.
The man was last seen walking away quickly eastbound on Dana Drive, according to the release.
He was described as a man 50 to 60 years old of medium build with gray hair and a beard. He was last seen wearing a gray and black jacket and jeans, police said.
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Redding police and California Highway Patrol officers could not find the man. Anyone with information regarding the assault is asked to call 530-225-4200.